The truth is that becoming our real selves involves being messy, big, intense, assertive and complex; the very things patriarchy portrays as unattractive in women.
Historically, our culture has been hostile to the idea of women as true individuals. However, each new generation of women comes with the hunger to be real.
The cost of becoming your real self often involves some degree of “rupture” with the maternal line.
We are being called to become true individuals, women who have individuated from the beliefs of patriarchy and own our worth without shame. Paradoxically, it is our fully owned individuality that contributes to a healthy, whole, and unified society.
Contrary to what we’ve been taught, we don’t have to heal our entire families. We only have to heal ourselves.
The rupture is actually a sign of an evolutionary impulse to separate from the patriarchal threads of our mother line, to break…
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